Applications for Champaign County judgeship due by Oct. 13

Applications for Champaign County judgeship due by Oct. 13

SPRINGFIELD — Lawyers interested in appointment to an associate judgeship vacancy in Champaign County have about a month to apply.

The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts announced today that it will fill the judgeship that Brian McPheters will leave Dec. 11 when he retires.

Any attorney who is a U.S. citizen, licensed to practice in Illinois, and is a resident of one of the six counties in the Sixth Circuit may apply.

Applications, whether submitted electronically or by U.S. mail, must be received by the office on or before 5 p.m. Oct. 13.

Written applications should be sent to Marcia M. Meis, Director, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, 3101 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield, IL 62704.

Forms may be obtained from administrative office, the Office of Chief Judge Richard Broch or the state Supreme Court's website. Broch said after the applications are received, a bar poll will be conducted for any applicants who have not been evaluated in the last 12 months.

Applicants will be interviewed by the full circuit judges in Champaign County.

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